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Manhole cover sinking below road surface

Reported via desktop in the Potholes & road surface category anonymously at 14:32, Sunday 14 March 2021

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2607631.

A manhole cover at this location is sinking.

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    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Systems Team at 14:32, Sunday 14 March 2021

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    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Systems Team at 13:46, Tuesday 16 March 2021

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 15:26, Sunday 11 April 2021

  • Nothing has happened other than the problem reported initially has got worse.

    Posted anonymously at 16:26, Sunday 9 May 2021
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 16:49, Sunday 6 June 2021

  • I reported this sunken manhole cover in February. The reply I got was that the cover was not the Council's but they would contact the company responsible. Nothing has happened, so I assumed it was likely to be Wessex Water's manhole so I have just rung them. They were indeed contacted by the council in February but they say that it is not their manhole cover and have taken no further action. Who's responsibility is it? and when will it get repaired? It is a danger to cyclists.

    Posted anonymously at 16:29, Thursday 10 June 2021

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